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State Department puts Keystone XL Pipeline project on hold

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A protestor against the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline climbs on a Keith Haring sculpture as he demonstrates outside of the W Hotel where U.S. President Barack Obama was holding a fundraiser on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California.

The State Department announced on Friday that it would delay its decision on the always controversial Keystone XL Pipeline project. And in Washington, holding off on an answer is having a political effect on both sides of the aisle. 

Bob King is the energy and transportation editor for Politico and he joins the show to discuss. 

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